Top Ten Reasons Why the Wii U Sucks


The Top Ten

1 Not enough good games

Bro Wii u has a lot of games but if you look at it closely Nintendo makes the same games all over again. Why do you think they made Mario maker? "We hate do all this we're too lazy to make another Mario game this time you make the games yourself! " and come on be honest guys every Mario game is the goddamn same. But actually, there are some games that are good at Wii u, like super smash bros and Mario kart, but you don't buy a console just for 2 or 3 games. Ps4 and Xbox one have halo, Call of Duty black ops3, uncharted, Grand Theft Auto V, forza horizon and the list goes on.

Who agrees that Zelda Wii U would change everything?

Super smash bros (wii u), super Mario world, donkey kong tropical freeze, splatoon, super Mario maker, kirby and the rainbow curse, Zelda hyrule warriors, super Mario u, Nintendo land, xenoblade chronicles are great video games and the list goes on

There's a lot of good games! - VideoGamefan5

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2 Terrible hardware

Examples could be short battery life, shuts off all the time, updates to much, its slow, it really doesn't have much in each update yet it takes an hour to update and the updates take up all the battery life so that sucks, and much more - YOSHIA2121

Yeah Wii u hardware too weak and lower

To whom this was written by, what are your examples?

Nah, The Hardware is Awesome - VideoGamefan5

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3 Short battery life

The controllers battery life is like 3 hours. (Sarcasm) oh wow Nintendo. That's awesome.. ,you go Nintendo. Yeah... -_- - Chaotixhero

I charge mine for 15 minutes and after about 1 minute it's already low on battery

I hate how you get only 2 hours on this thing though you should get as much time as you want - YOSHIA2121

Mine lasts for 2 hours before it goes to blinking red but good thing you can sync the wiimote and use that although it must be a wiimote plus - YOSHIA2121

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4 Bad controllers

Even when I was a kid I hated the controllers.

Lousy battery draining tablet.

Only because of short battery life - YOSHIA2121

More Like Awesome Controllers - VideoGamefan5

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5 The Wii U is the same as the Wii

The Wii U is just the Wii with steroids. Yeah Nintendo is making money by playing safe. Nintendo should not even play safe at all. - Chaotixhero

Xbox One is the same as Xbox 360..just worse but you don't hear people complain about that

Xbox One is the same as Xbox 360..just worse but you don't hear people complain about that

It should have been an assorie to the wii

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6 Stupid gimmicks

Here are a few things you missed while stating your point. 1. "Nintendo only focuses on getting money from kids, not delivering good games to fans." A few facts I would like to state. The now dead president of Nintendo halved his paycheck to help keep the Wii U alive. If Nintendo wanted to make money from kids, why aren't there 40-50 main series Pokemon games? One more thing, have you even seen the game Earthbound (Mother)? The story line is simple, but amazing. 2. "Their innovations are nothing but stupid gimmicks, that add nothing to the game, like the dolls, or having to look at your lap for a map, which is extremely unhelpful..." If you're talking about Amiibo, you don't have to buy them. They are if you want a small bit of extra content, as well as a little figurine too look at. Just like Sony and Microsoft, they both have things that really weren't necessary, but almost FORCED you to buy it. Take for example, the PlayStation Move thing. It was a total ripoff of ...more

Nintendo only focuses on getting money from kids, not delivering good games to fans.
All their innovations are nothing but stupid gimmicks, that add nothing to the game, like the dolls, or having to look at your lap for a map, which is extremely unhelpful...

What Stupid Gimmicks? - VideoGamefan5

7 Bad sales

Out of all the consoles Nintendo made, this is the one with the weakest sales? - Chaotixhero

Bad Sales, Who Cares? , Transformers Age Of Extinction Made Over 1 Billion Dollars But Did That Mean It Was Good? - VideoGamefan5

Does that make a console bad? One thing you need to improve: Reasoning. - TheYoshiPyro64

Naaa no one knows wii u. There are some people who even don't know about nintendo. Its just not popular so no one buys it. It doesn't make it bad.

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8 No new Metroid games

Well metroid is prime 4 is coming for the switch

True. Same could be said for the Switch. - mattstat716

9 It cannot plays DVDs and Blu rays

There are other ways to get around people might own a actual dvd player, disc drive on computer, other systems were watching dvd's work

Most people have netflix anyway

It's a Wii u, not a blu-ray! - VideoGamefan5

10 No Zelda

By now, if they release Zelda Wii U for Wii U, they should also release it for NX for higher sales. Apparently, it is the most expensive game they have ever made, so they probably want it to be profitable. But if they released it earlier this year, it could've saved the Wii U.

What about the new Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild being released soon? My friend is dying of happiness.

There is zelda for it wind waker for example - YOSHIA2121

ChaotixHero, I Thought You Didn't Even Like Zelda - VideoGamefan5

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The Contenders

11 No third party support

As much as I like Nitnendo, I have to say that this was a major flaw with the Wii U. The lack of third-party games made the Wii U doomed from the start

Yeah Wii u haveno third party support...poor Nintendo

so what - YOSHIA2121

12 Updates every single day

No their aren't - YOSHIA2121

Ok, I Have To Admit It Gets Annoying But Still - VideoGamefan5


13 It's not HD

Yes it is, you can't argue with the fact that it is. It's not an opinion, it's a fact. - toptenzen

It's HD If you have the HD Cable attached to it. idiot

Or is it just me, I always see the animations not smooth. I have my Wii U T.V. to 1080 but it's still not HD. What am I HD-blind? - bugger

The Wii u is like a Wii using HD av cables
yeah the graphics improve a bit but compared to a PS3 using a HDMI cable the Wii u isn't real HD yet - AndyMetal92

14 No popular games

The wii u doesn't have such good exlusives, but their okay. Why no one buys a wii u? The wii u doesn't have good popoular games like Call of Duty bo3, Grand Theft Auto V, skyrim, and more good games who are available at xbox one and playstation4.

Wrong there are so many popular games like MK8, SSB4, and more.

15 Eats/Scratches up the discs

I have heard stories that people have put a game in their Wii U and it didn't come out. Finally, when they take apart the console to get it out, it is all scratched up. Never happens with Wii.


16 It treats SSB4 as the best thing ever

Its not the best but better than other games like Call of Duty

Call of Duty sucks

not really - YOSHIA2121

17 It took years to make actual good games for.

Super mario 3d world and donkey kong tropical freeze was released 2013 that was one year since the wii u got released not "several"

18 Barely any streaming services

It's got Amazon Video, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and Netflix. That's it. No NFL Sunday ticket, no Crackle, no Crunchyroll (you have to go into Wii mode just to download it, and it only goes up to 480p), no Twitch (even though Nintendo has a good relationship with them, which feels like a betrayal), it can't even play DVDs or Blu Rays (which I could deal with that if they had more streaming options to make up for that). We're at a day and age where game consoles are more than just game consoles, and even modern computers now have streaming options (Microsoft store for Windows and Xbox, iTunes for iDevices), yet the Wii U insists on being only a game console. Nothing more.

Yeah! Wii u have only streaming services...booo streaming services have lack of movie titles that you want to watch but it doesn't available

19 Horribly built

Keeps freezing and jittering

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